Link to Browser from other apps

Wade Smart wade at
Thu Mar 30 00:00:49 UTC 2006

03292006 1758 GMT-6

I did a search for bashrc and the only file I could find was
dot.bashrc.  So I added the line to the end. I then
restarted Boinc, but still get the message.


Michael V. De Palatis wrote:

>On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 05:38:17PM -0600, Wade Smart wrote:
>>03292006 1736 GMT-6
>>Im running Seti with Boinc and I have a slight problem.
>>I get thi message when I click on the links to my account
>>from within the program:
>>   Boinc Manger tried to display the web page
>>   but could couldnt find a web browser. To fix this,
>>   set the environment variable BROWSER to the
>>   path of your web browser then restart the
>>   Boinc Manager.
>>What does this refer to?
>Exactly what it sounds like. You have to set the BROWSER enivornment
>variable in order for it to work. For example, in your ~/.bashrc file,
>you could have something like...
>export BROWSER='/usr/bin/firefox'
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